- The Washington Times - Sunday, October 15, 2000

Books

• "Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Parents and Children and the Clinicians Who Treat Them," by Bryan E. Robinson, New York University Press, 1998. This book identifies who is a workaholic and how to remedy the situation. It also explores how family backgrounds play a part in compulsive behavior.

• "Workaholics: The Respectable Addicts," by Barbara Killinger, Firefly Books, 1991. This book focuses on how workaholics essentially are narcissists and looks at work addiction's effect on the family and steps to take toward recovery.

• "365 Ways to Simplify Your Life," by Odette Pollar, Dearborn Financial Publishing, 1996. This book presents quick ways to bring time, freedom and satisfaction to daily work.

• "Calling It a Day: Daily Meditations for Workaholics," by Robert Larranaga, Harper & Row, 1990. This book has a year's worth of meditations to help work addicts bring balance into their lives.

Associations

• Workaholics Anonymous, World Service Organization, PO Box 289, Menlo Park, Calif. 94026-0289. Phone: 510/273-9253. (Leave your phone number, and someone should call back within 24 hours.) Web site: https://people.ne.mediaone.net/wa2/.

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